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Introduzione

Use this guide to replace a blown subwoofer or right speaker.

  1. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement, Lower Case: passo 1, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the following ten screws:

    • Three 14.4 mm Phillips #00 screws

    • Three 3.5 mm Phillips #00 screws

    • Four 3.5 mm shouldered Phillips #00 screws

    • When replacing the small screws, align them perpendicular to the slight curvature of the case (they don't go straight down).

  2. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 2, immagine 1 di 2 MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 2, immagine 2 di 2
    • Use your fingers to pry the lower case away from the body of the MacBook near the vent.

    • Remove the lower case.

  3. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement, Battery Connection: passo 3, immagine 1 di 2 MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement, Battery Connection: passo 3, immagine 2 di 2
    • Use the edge of a spudger to pry the battery connector upwards from its socket on the logic board.

    • It is useful to pry upward on both short sides of the connector to "walk" it out of its socket. Be careful with the corners of the connectors, they can be easily broken off.

  4. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 4, immagine 1 di 1
    • Bend the battery cable slightly away from its socket on the logic board so it does not accidentally connect itself while you work.

  5. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement, Optical Drive: passo 5, immagine 1 di 1
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the AirPort/Bluetooth ribbon cable connector up from its socket on the logic board.

  6. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 6, immagine 1 di 1
    • Carefully pull the camera cable out of its socket on the logic board.

    • Though not recommended by iFixit staff, some users opt to omit this step completely. For information on this, see the step comments.

    • Pull the cable parallel to the face of the logic board. Pulling it upward may damage the logic board or the cable itself.

  7. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 7, immagine 1 di 2 MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 7, immagine 2 di 2
    • Carefully move the AirPort/Bluetooth ribbon cable out of the way as you peel the camera cable off the adhesive securing it to the subwoofer and the AirPort/Bluetooth bracket.

    • De-route the camera cable out from under the retaining finger molded into the AirPort/Bluetooth bracket.

  8. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 8, immagine 1 di 2 MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 8, immagine 2 di 2
    • Use the tip of a spudger to pry the antenna connector closest to the logic board up from its socket on the AirPort/Bluetooth board.

    • De-route the antenna cable from under the finger molded into the AirPort/Bluetooth bracket.

  9. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 9, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the following five screws:

    • Two 10.3 mm Phillips screws

    • Two 3.1 mm Phillips screws

    • One 5 mm Phillips screw

  10. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 10, immagine 1 di 2 MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 10, immagine 2 di 2
    • Pull the AirPort/Bluetooth assembly and the Subwoofer upward near the center of the side of the optical drive until they clear each other.

    • Move the AirPort/Bluetooth assembly and the subwoofer away from the top of the optical drive.

  11. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 11, immagine 1 di 2 MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 11, immagine 2 di 2
    • Pull the right speaker/subwoofer cable out from under the retaining finger near the side of the optical drive.

    • Pull the right speaker/subwoofer cable upward to disconnect it from the logic board.

  12. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 12, immagine 1 di 1
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the hard drive cable connector up from its socket on the logic board.

    • Bend the hard drive cable away from the optical drive.

  13. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 13, immagine 1 di 1
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the optical drive connector up from its socket on the logic board.

  14. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 14, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the three 2.7 mm Phillips screws securing the optical drive to the upper case.

  15. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 15, immagine 1 di 1
    • Pull the optical drive upward from its edge closest to the display and remove it from the upper case.

  16. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement, Right Speaker/Subwoofer: passo 16, immagine 1 di 2 MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement, Right Speaker/Subwoofer: passo 16, immagine 2 di 2
    • Use a plastic opening tool or another thin prying object to carefully pry the right speaker up from the adhesive securing it to the upper case.

    • Start prying up from the edge of the right speaker nearest the display. Starting from the other side may damage one of the antennas.

    • Pry up along the edge of the right speaker until it is separated from the upper case.

  17. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 17, immagine 1 di 1
    • Pull the right speaker away from the optical drive opening.

  18. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 18, immagine 1 di 2 MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Right Speaker/Subwoofer Replacement: passo 18, immagine 2 di 2
    • Peel up the right speaker cable along the edge of the optical drive opening.

    • De-route the cable from the clips near the edge of the logic board.

    • Remove the right speaker/subwoofer assembly from the upper case.

Conclusione

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Phillip Takahashi

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5 Commenti

Done! No troubles - thanks for the parts, iFixit!

Kit - Replica

Killer detailed instructions!! However, it’s clear to me that this is going to the shop for repair - way over my head !!! NICE job, though!!

Drew Pieros - Replica

I was bloody terrified the whole time but it worked. My audio no longer clips at certain frequencies. Also I feel like a god and my household is quote “very impressed.” Bless your soul Philip!!!!

Emily Gerren - Replica

he is an amazing guy!!!!

lle -

hi amazing instructions! super easy to follow… I was able to do this in class with no distractions vert easily. My classmate Vitor fixed this with no problem in exactly 3.47 minutes…. i timed it! Thank you for your service you sir are a saint.. and saved my life. Take care Philip hope you get more badges! fank ya vary much.

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